Sew4Real launch of Mobile Mending Unit caught by KOB4 News!

click image below to see the video!

Watch our new video! 

Produced by Daniel Olufemi








DVRC Leadership Award, October 23, 2018

Debbie Johnson, our CEO, and 6 others received these; what a great honor!


… and a special note from our great friend, Congresswoman (soon to be GOVERNOR! Michelle Lujan Grisham

Announcing our “Time to Grow” campaign!


Amazing New Mexico Non-Profits For Women You Need To Know About ASAP

By LizLayton 12/17/2015

Albuquerque News


Notice in Albuquerque Community Foundation newsletter:








Chispa, which means “spark” in Spanish, is an award intended to honor nonprofits that shine a light in the communities they serve, and that accomplish a lot with a little. TenderLove is one of eight organizations recognized by New Mexico Community Foundation | NMCF and NewMexicoWomen.Org  for 2015.

At right:  Volunteers for TenderLove Community Center pose with staff from after receiving the CHISPA award








September 2018

CEO Debbie Johnson (center right) receiving a PNM Century of Service Award





TenderLove staff pose with staff for CHISPA award

Dr. Mary McCleod Bethune Award

Our Executive Director Debbie Johnson received the Dr. Mary McCleod Bethune Award of Achievement from the National Council of Negro Women Albuquerque Section December 5, 2015

In April, 2015, we received an award from the New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness for Most Innovative Idea!